Using Digital Sources

How to use primary digital sources

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This short course takes a look at how teachers can use primary digital sources, from huge online archives like the US Library of Congress and the British Library to add context to their teaching right across the curriculum.

Over ten short films you'll learn why primary sources are important, how to select the best and pitfalls to look out for.

This resource was developed in partnership with iCivics with funding from the US Library of Congress

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iCivics is a non-profit organization in the United States that provides educational online games and lesson plans to promote civics education and encourage students to become active citizens. iCivics was founded in 2008 by retired Supreme Court of the United States Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

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